SkyFest, Quesnel’s International Airshow, is coming up this weekend, and organizers are advising local residents of road closures for a portion of the Quesnel-Hixon Road for certain times Friday, Saturday and Sunday due to safety requirements. Observer file photo

Be advised of road closures for Quesnel SkyFest weekend

A portion of the Quesnel-Hixon Road will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday for airshow safety

Please be advised that due to airshow safety requirements, the Quesnel-Hixon Road from Campbell Crescent North to Muffords Farm Road will be closed Friday, Aug. 2 from 1:30-4 p.m. and from 8:30-9:30 p.m. This portion of the road will also be closed Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 4 from 12:45-1:45 p.m. and from 2:45-3:30 p.m.

If you have any questions, please go to the FAQ section on the SkyFest website at

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